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  • eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

    Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling (ECPPM 2018), September 12-14, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Edited by Jan Karlshoj, Raimar Scherer

    The twelfth ECPPM conference will continue the focus on digitalisation in the architecture, engineering, construction, and facility management sector, as ECPPM has been doing since 1994. Linked Data will have a special focus at the event as a conference topic as the interest, adoption, and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    CRC Press

  • Sensory Evaluation of Sound

    Edited by Nick Zacharov

    The book provides a detailed review of the latest techniques in sensory evaluation, specifically applied to the evaluation of sound and audio. The material spans topics from concert hall acoustics to the latest applications in audiology and hearing aid design, via the fields of mobile…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • An Introduction to Electrical Science, 2nd ed

    2nd Edition

    By Adrian Waygood

    Heavily updated and expanded, this second edition of Adrian Waygood’s textbook provides an indispensable introduction to the science behind electrical engineering. While fully matched to the electrical science requirements of the 2330 levels 2 and 3 Certificates in Electrotechnical Technology…

    Paperback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Solar Shading of Buildings

    2nd Edition

    By P. J. Littlefair

    This report describes commonly used shading devices and some new developments. It gives the advantages and disadvantages of each kind of shading device. The guidance focuses on shading requirements in the UK and similar climates and latitudes.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-05 
    IHS BRE Press

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    By Sandeeka Vamudi Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Social Justice in Contemporary Housing

    Applying Rawls’ Difference Principle

    By Helen Taylor

    Hardback – 2018-08-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract

    A Practical Handbook, 2nd Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    As usage of the NEC family of contracts continues to grow worldwide, so does the importance of understanding its clauses and nuances to everyone working in the built environment. Understanding the NEC4 ECC Contract uses plain English to lead the reader through the NEC4 Engineering and Construction…

    Paperback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach

    By Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa

    This book addresses some of the countless challenges faced by developing countries when adopting sustainable design and construction and offers suggestions for the way forward for African development projects. The authors argue that the pervasive non-consideration of the interrelationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Construction History

    Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Construction History (6ICCH 2018), July 9-13, 2018, Brussels, Belgium

    Edited by Nicolas Le Brun

    The 6th International Congress on Construction History (6ICCH) will be organised in Brussels, following previous editions in Madrid (2003), Cambridge (2006), Cottbus (2009), Paris (2012) and Chicago (2015). This year's program will consist of a broad range of discussions on topics related to…

    Hardback – 2018-06-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Streetwise Subbie, 4th Edition

    By Barry J Ashmore

    Very few books explore the problems which are particular to the relationship between Specialist Contractors and the Main Contractor, or Clients with whom they are in contract. Fewer still provide solutions in such a down to earth no-nonsense way as The Streetwise Subbie does. The Streetwise Subbie…

    Paperback – 2018-06-11 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge

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